The Texans were awarded cornerback Kendall Sheffield and wide receiver Connor Wedington off waivers from the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers, according to a league source.
The Texans waived-injured undrafted safety Kolby Harvell-Peel and released defensive back Reggie Robinson, a former Dallas Cowboys player. If Harvell-Peel goes unclaimed off waivers, he reverts to injured reserve.
Sheffield is a former Falcons fourth-round draft pick from Ohio State.
He's heading into the final year of a four-year, $3.3 million rookie contract.
He's due a $965,000 base salary.
Sheffield had four tackles in nine games in 2021 with no interceptions.
A Thurgood Marshall graduate and Missouri City native, Sheffield has 101 career tackles.
Wedington is a former undrafted free agent from Stanford where he was teammates with Texans starting quarterback Davis Mills.
Aaron Wilson is a Pro Football Network reporter and analyst and a contributor to Sports Talk 790.